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April 2017

JMW Turner – Inspiring Change

April 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
St Just Institute, St. Just TR2 5JX United Kingdom + Google Map

Victoria Pomery, OBE, Director of Turner Contemporary in Margate. Victoria will consider JMW Turner's legacy and the development of the new gallery, Turner Contemporary in Margate, which is regarded as one of the most successful examples of culture-led regeneration in the UK. JMW Turner (1775-1851) is one of the best-loved and most influential artists. He travelled extensively in the UK and Europe, at a time when travel wasn't easy, and made oil and watercolour paintings in locations from Falmouth to…

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The Show Must Go On

April 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Millennium Room, St Mawes TR2 5AL United Kingdom + Google Map

"The Show Must Go On" but who and what makes sure that it does? Julien Boast, Director of the Hall for Cornwall, talks to Jane Churcher about his life in the theatre behind the scenes. Producing new writing and drama, site specific and outdoor theatre work has been his particular specialism, alongside a track record in mentoring artists and theatre companies. His experiences in the theatre are wide and all-encompassing. Jane Churcher, who previously worked for the BBC, will quiz…

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Victoria and Albert

April 28, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
The Community Centre, Philleigh TR2 5NB + Google Map

Susan Symons, historian and author, gives an insight into the lives of Victoria & Albert. The accidental discovery, by Susan Symons, of a portrait of Queen Victoria triggered her fascination with European Royal History. She has written books on German Royal Castles, the Schloss series, as well as ‘Young Victoria: The Colourful Personal Life of Queen Victoria...’ and ‘Victoria & Albert: Part 2: The Colourful Personal Life of Queen Victoria ‘ Susan Symons says it is like a historical version…

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The History of Tarquin’s Gin on the coast of north Cornwall

April 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
St Mawes Hotel, St Mawes TR2 5DR United Kingdom + Google Map

Tarquin's talks about the origin of this speciality Cornish gin. Samples included! Tarquin's Gin is an independent, family company handcrafting Gin and Pastis in tiny batches (the old-fashioned way) by the coast of north Cornwall. We are lucky to have Tarquin's come to the Festival and describe what is so special and how they have nurtured the process of developing their exceptional spirits. There will also be the opportunity to sample the gin – now do you prefer lemon or…

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A Walk in the Hidden Valley

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wheal Martyn Museum PL26 8XG United Kingdom + Google Map

A guided walk with Ivor Bowditch, Fellow of the Institute of Quarrying. This hidden valley is unique and has played an important role in the history of mid Cornwall's china clay and china stone industries. As minerals, clay and china stone were pivotal in the development of England's ceramic industry and were exported globally. Today this valley is a place of beauty especially in the spring, carrying through it a tributary of the River Fal, and is rich in flora…

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Wild Roseland Photographic Exhibition

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Portscatho Memorial Hall TR2 5EE United Kingdom + Google Map

Through the Eye of the Camera. The very first photography exhibition sponsored by the Roseland Festival and organised by “Wild Roseland”, a recently formed local ecology group. The theme of the exhibition is the natural beauty of this special place, the Roseland Peninsula, from its land and seascapes, rugged cliffs and tree tunnels to the serenity and tranquillity of its creeks and rivers. Especially inspiring is the contribution of children from the Roseland Academy and its feeder schools who have…

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The Great and Wide Sea

April 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Just in Roseland Church, St Just TR2 5BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Singing and poetry by Opus Anglicanum. This concert of Words and Music will be presented by 5 men singing unaccompanied, and Zeb Soanes as the narrator. As they say – ‘We give performances of our own intriguing and audience-friendly story-telling sequences. These are carefully crafted, using narrated texts and unaccompanied sung music of all kinds’. Opus Anglicanum have performed for the Royal Northern College of Music, BBC Radio 3 and ,much nearer to us, the St Endellion and the Two…

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Through the Eye of the Camera

April 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Memorial Hall, Portscatho, TR2 5EE United Kingdom + Google Map
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Canvas and Rum

April 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Memorial Hall, St Mawes, TR2 5AL United Kingdom + Google Map

North South Theatre present ‘Canvas and Rum’. Set in the 1800’s, ‘CANVAS & RUM’ is a maritime theatre piece centred around the packet ships that sailed from Falmouth. Bad luck strikes the vessel and its crew, forcing the return home that had been avoided for decades. Inspired by tales such as ‘Moby Dick’ and ‘Heart of the Sea’, but based on the historical figures and events in Falmouth, Canvas & Rum is a maelstrom of shanties, sirens, superstitions and sea…

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May 2017

Classic meets Steam

May 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trelissa, Philleigh TR2 5NE United Kingdom + Google Map

Clinker, a 1911 Burrell 6nhp steam road locomotive meets with a 1926 3 litre Bentley. Rob Wing will show ‘Clinker’, a Burrell 6nhp steam road locomotive , the Wing Family living van, and his much loved 1926 Bentley car ‘Yoggi’. Two MGs from the 40's, a Healey 3000 and two Astons, DB4 and DB7, will be there too. The very knowledgeable owners of these classic cars will be only too pleased to discuss the finer details of these beautiful vehicles…

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